Healthy Lifestyle Linked to Better Prognosis

(June 24, 2020) Published this month in the International Journal of Cancer, researchers in Australia have found that “A healthy lifestyle after diagnosis, in particular not smoking and being physically active, may help women with ovarian cancer improve their prognosis.”

Over 500 women participated in the study, self-reporting smoking status, height, weight, physical activity, diet and alcohol consumption both before and after diagnosis. It was also found that “women who quit [smoking] after diagnosis had survival outcomes similar to non-smokers.”

You can read more through the International Journal of Cancer.

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